The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 30 60 57
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.07% 2.50% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 4.93% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 6
Median salary £42,750 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.53% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 114 304 250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 38.64% 50.67% 45.37%
Number of salaries quoted 106 272 219
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Suffolk

WCF
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Suffolk.

Salary trend for WCF in Suffolk

WCF
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +7 9 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Lowestoft - 2 £45,000 - 1
Newmarket - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for WCF.

1 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (90.70%) SQL
3 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
4 34 (79.07%) MVC
5 31 (72.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (60.47%) .NET Framework
7 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
7 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
8 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (51.16%) TDD
9 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (46.51%) Entity Framework
10 20 (46.51%) SDLC
11 19 (44.19%) Dynamics CRM
11 19 (44.19%) T-SQL
11 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (44.19%) CRM
12 18 (41.86%) Windows
12 18 (41.86%) BDD
13 17 (39.53%) MVVM
14 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
15 15 (34.88%) SOA
15 15 (34.88%) Pair Programming
15 15 (34.88%) Workflow
16 13 (30.23%) WinForms
16 13 (30.23%) LINQ
16 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (25.58%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 31 (72.09%) C# Developer
3 19 (44.19%) Senior Developer
3 19 (44.19%) Systems Developer
4 18 (41.86%) Senior C# Developer
5 13 (30.23%) .NET Developer
5 13 (30.23%) Senior Systems Developer
6 10 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Graduate
7 4 (9.30%) Graduate C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Development Team Leader
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Web Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (72.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (60.47%) .NET Framework
4 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
5 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (46.51%) Entity Framework
7 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 13 (30.23%) LINQ
8 13 (30.23%) WinForms
9 11 (25.58%) Silverlight
9 11 (25.58%) WPF
10 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
12 6 (13.95%) jQuery
12 6 (13.95%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 6 (13.95%) Reactive Extensions
13 3 (6.98%) Node.js
13 3 (6.98%) RESTful
13 3 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) MVC
2 22 (51.16%) TDD
3 20 (46.51%) SDLC
4 19 (44.19%) CRM
5 18 (41.86%) BDD
6 17 (39.53%) MVVM
7 15 (34.88%) Pair Programming
7 15 (34.88%) SOA
7 15 (34.88%) Workflow
8 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) Web Application Development
10 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
11 5 (11.63%) Line Management
12 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.98%) OO
13 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
14 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
15 1 (2.33%) Presales
15 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (90.70%) SQL
3 19 (44.19%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.93%) XAML
5 7 (16.28%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
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